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Psychological Testing

The validity of graphology in personnel assessment

This guide reviews the effectiveness of Graphology as a method of assessment.

30 April 2016

Psychologists are trained to base their judgements about the effectiveness of selection methods on evidence. This usually means published evidence of studies carried out under specific conditions, that control against spurious or artificial effects, and can be repeated by other researchers. From this point of view, the evidence about the effectiveness of hand-writing analysis is not very plentiful.

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